Rabbi Jacob Staub discusses the importance of seeing and attempting to understand people who are not like us. Even in today's world of progressive Judaism, we still encounter instances where people are marginalized by language that is used or assumptions that are made. He uses the example of heteronormativity in biblical and rabbinic texts, and outlines how these passages are not one-size-fits-all.
Raqbbi Jacob Staub considers Mother's Day and Father's Day through the lens of people who don't have children.
In the secular calendar, February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month. This resource created by Rabbi Michelle Greenfield, RRC '12, includes Hebrew texts that are often quoted when talking about inclusion of people with different abilities.